When Mass Effect Meets Battlefield

Two of Electronic Arts' biggest current franchises collide in this wallpaper, sent today to Christina Norman, former BioWare designer on the Mass Effect series who is currently working for Riot Games, makers of League of Legends. » 10/15/11 7:30pm 10/15/11 7:30pm

Death Cannot Stop This Outstanding Princess Bride Reunion

Entertainment Weekly brought back the cast of The Princess Bride, which turns 25 next year, for a gaze-worthy image that—just like the film— is equal parts charming, funny, and touching. » 10/15/11 1:00pm 10/15/11 1:00pm

When Console Exclusives Collide (at Walmart)

Reader billdcon spied Resistance 3 and Gears of War 3 hot-bunking a PS3 kiosk at his local Walmart. "Not pictured, people asking for Gears for PS3, and Walmart employees actually looking all around to try to find a copy," says billdcon. We'll believe him. » 10/01/11 12:00pm 10/01/11 12:00pm

I'd Like to Meet You in a Graffiti-Covered Alley

Vault Boy, from a Fallout perk icon, graces Central Square, Cambridge, Mass., right between Harvard and M.I.T. Image submitted by Gus Wezerek. » 9/08/11 11:00pm 9/08/11 11:00pm

The Pause That Refreshes

Concept for a Coca-Cola can celebrating video games, inspired by the art of the French street artist Space Invader. Not an actual can of the soft-drink giant, but a concept by the designer Erin McGuire. Concepts for Coke Zero and Diet Coke are at the link. » 9/08/11 9:30pm 9/08/11 9:30pm

Hey, There's a WICO Command Control Joystick in This Picture

Jo Garcia, Playboy's noted gamer girl, may star in this wallpaper for The Bunny, but I'm looking at it for the articles in the background, where one of the few non-repeated, non-'shopped items is the venerable, vaguely phallic WICO Command Control. It's laying on its side, north by northwest of her right foot,… » 8/24/11 11:00pm 8/24/11 11:00pm

Nintendo: It's For Dresses, Now

Honey, if I bought this for you, would you wear it for me? This Game Boy-themed tube dress costs about as much as the original device did—$70. It's made by HereandThereVintage and available on etsy. » 8/03/11 10:00pm 8/03/11 10:00pm

A PS3 Controller. Busted in Half.

I've never seen a PS3 controller broken in two parts. Then again, I've never destroyed mine in a fit of Super Street Fighter 4 rage after losing, like this Japanese gamer did. » 7/27/11 8:30am 7/27/11 8:30am

And Then Luigi Went on Mr. Toad's Wild Ride

Photographer Jeff Junio gets up-close and personal with Nintendo characters in his Super Macro Bros. set, crafting this image of Toad and Luigi that's either delightful or very sinister, I can't tell. See more at the 8-Bit Cubist. » 7/20/11 5:20pm 7/20/11 5:20pm

A New Look at Mass Effect 3's New Character, James Vega

Mass Effect 3 executive producer Casey Hudson dropped this rendering of new team member James Vega, as a community reward celebrating his 10,000th Twitter follower. Whoever's No. 10,000, thank you for that. » 7/17/11 2:00pm 7/17/11 2:00pm

Cliffy B's First Game was a Sequel

"Just stumbled upon my first real game I made...on disk," writes Epic Games' design director and the creator of the Gears of War series. Weighing in at a whopping 1.44 megabytes is The Palace of Deceit II: The Dragon's Plight. We're awaiting a gameplay trailer, Cliff. » 7/15/11 8:30pm 7/15/11 8:30pm

Miyamoto's, Where You Know Everybody's Name

For its cover of this week's edition (on newsstands today) the Portland Mercury commissioned this painting, an homage to Edward Hopper's Nighthawks with Donkey Kong creator Shigeru Miyamoto and three characters he introduced to America 30 years ago this week. » 7/14/11 10:00pm 7/14/11 10:00pm

Can You Spot the Difference in These House of the Dead: Overkill…

It's obviously much colder in North America than it is in Europe. Spotted on the U.S. and Euro PlayStation blogs by reader tomo_cjt. » 7/14/11 1:20pm 7/14/11 1:20pm

When One Heart Isn't Enough to Signify Your Love for Gaming

First artist Fabian Gonzalez taught us the video game ABCs. Now he delivers the ultimate expression of retro gaming love, three full hearts and a handful of classic game references. Visit his Society6 store page to plaster this banner everywhere. » 7/13/11 4:00pm 7/13/11 4:00pm

Zombies Welcome Their New EA Masters, Do Not Wish To Eat Their Brains…

The undead people behind one of PopCap's most popular games, Plants Vs. Zombies, welcome EA's acquisition of their parent company with open arms, open mouths, and jagged, ichor-dripping teeth. » 7/12/11 5:30pm 7/12/11 5:30pm

Mario Bids Bon Voyage to the Space Shuttle

So you're attending the final launch in the U.S. space shuttle program's 30-year history. How would you document the moment? One guy whipped out his 3DS and AR cards and put Mario among those in attendance. » 7/09/11 1:00pm 7/09/11 1:00pm

A Beautiful New Perspective on Grand Theft Auto's Liberty City

Thanks to PC mods, people can still impress us with the beauty of 2008's Grand Theft Auto IV. Lighting and weather effects can go a long, long way in making Rockstar Games' crime epic very, very pretty. It's even prettier as a postcard. » 7/05/11 8:00pm 7/05/11 8:00pm

Cup-Art Bandit Strikes Again With Metroid

Last month's Mega Man mosaic of painted cups in a chain-link fence has a sequel, and an artist claiming responsibility for the acts of awesomeness. » 7/02/11 2:00pm 7/02/11 2:00pm

This First Glimpse of NBA 2K12 May Be the Only Pro Basketball You See…

On a day when the NBA lurched toward its inevitable lockout—with labor and management even further apart than in the NFL's contentious negotiations—NBA 2K12 released this first in-game screenshot, depicting Dirk Nowitzki and the world champion Dallas Mavericks in their series against the Miami Heat. » 6/30/11 6:00pm 6/30/11 6:00pm